Wage & Hour Issues Archives

$15/hr Minimum Wage Coming to Minneapolis

On June 30, 2017, the Minneapolis City Council passed an ordinance that substantially increased the minimum wage for all employees working at least two (2) hours per week in the Minneapolis city limits. Despite recent headlines, however, the mandatory wage for these employees will not spike to $15.00 per hour any time soon. Rather, the ordinance establishes the following gradual wage increases over the next five to seven years:


It is not uncommon for an employer to receive a Garnishment Summons and Disclosure Form from a creditor of its employee. The Garnishment Summons must include the full name of the debtor and the debtor's last known mailing address, the remaining unpaid balance of the debt owed, and the date of entry of judgment, pursuant to Minnesota Statute 571.72 subdiv. 2. The Garnishment Summons must also include $15.00 to be paid to the employer.

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